Statement on the London Attack

Jun 8, 2021

Canada’s Building Trades Unions stand with Canada’s Muslim Community, and our thoughts and prayers go to the family of the victims. Yesterday, a senseless act of hate in London, ON took…

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Statement on the Missing Children of the Kamloops Indian Residential School

Jun 2, 2021

Executive Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, Sean Strickland released the following statement on the Missing Children of the Kamloops Indian Residential School:   Canada’s Building Trades Unions mourn the loss…

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Statement by Canada’s Building Trades Unions on Residential Retrofits

May 27, 2021

Today, Executive Director of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, Sean Strickland released the following statement on the Federal Government’s Announcement on the new Canada Greener Homes Grant: “Canada’s Building Trades Unions appreciates…

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Community Benefit Agreements

Community Benefits Agreements, or CBAs, can secure work, skills training and fair wages to qualified local residents and groups who are traditionally underrepresented in the skilled trades sector, such as apprentices,…

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Jobs for Tomorrow: Starting Today

CBTU report projects 3.3 million construction jobs building a lower-carbon Canada between now and 2050.    CBTU commission the landmark study Jobs for Tomorrow: Canada’s Building Trades and Net Zero Emissions…

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Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in Canada.

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Mobility

CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a Construction Mobility Tax Credit—a personal tax exemption on expenses construction workers typically incur when they temporarily relocate for work.

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Pipelines

CBTU’s campaign in support of pipeline projects is designed to educate the public in communities located along key routes about the benefits of these projects.

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